Here At Home, an NFB Web documentary about mental illness and homelessness You cross paths with the homeless each day—but do you really see them? Through five Canadian cities, five filmmakers and some 40 short films posted online between now and summer 2013, Here At Home, the new interactive Web documentary from the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), lets you follow in real time some of the participants in the world’s largest study on mental illness and homelessness. Launched...
Wednesday, May 16 2012
Tuesday, May 8 2012Today, the Mental Health Commission of Canada launched the country’s first-ever Mental Health Strategy for Canada – Changing Directions, Changing Lives , a historic document that has the potential to improve the lives of countless people. The Mental Health Commission of Canada was incorporated as a non-profit corporation in March 2007 and has a 10-year mandate from Health Canada. Among its initiatives, the Commission is working to reduce stigma, advance knowledge exchange in mental health, and examine how best to...
Sunday, May 6 2012The Toronto Star May 6, 2012. Canada to get blueprint for mental-health strategy OTTAWA—Canada is about to get its first-ever national mental health strategy — a massive report that may persuade Prime Minister Stephen Harper that his government must return Ottawa to a lead role on health care.
Monday, Apr 2 2012TAKE THE PLEDGE Mental health can no longer be ignored. We are all affected. We are all touched by it. That's why we are pledging our support to improve mental health in Canada. TAKE THE PLEDGE